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Name:  Romanos IV Diogenes
Brief biography:  Byzantine Emperor 1068-1071 due to his marriage to Eudokia, the widow of Constantine X and mother of Michael VII. Most remembered for his defeat at the battle of Manzikert.
Nationality:  Byzantine
Occupation:  Emperor and general
Period of rule:  1068-1071
Date of death:  1072

Romanos Diogenes became emperor in 1068 following his marriage to Eudokia Makrembolitissa, the widow of the deceased Emperor Constantine X Doukas and mother of the future Emperor Michael VII Doukas. He was deposed following the Byzantine defeat against the Seljuk Turks at Manzikert in 1071, blinded and sent to a monastery where he died in 1072.

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